Ucluelet has a population of just over 1600 residents. There are intricate habitats and hard to forget vistas along the peninsula. The remote district is the gateway to the Wild Pacific Trail and the Pacific Rim National Park. Exceptional wildlife, on and off shore abound. This is a magical corner of the planet.
The word Ucluelet is a local First Nations word meaning safe harbor. First Nations for at least a 4300 years occupied the area and then it was settled in 1870 by fur traders who established a sealing trading post for the sealing industry. Fishing was also discovered to be excellent. In 1894, Scottish Gardner name George Fraser created gardens and plants that still flourish in Ucluelet today. Today, the district is occupied with fishing, trades and tourism.
Amentites and Transportation
The area can be accessed via plane, boat, bus or any other personal vehicle. There is even a ferry from Port Alberni. The west coast of Vancouver Island has beaches, parks, waterfront promenade, restaurants, galleries, shops, an aquarium and a marina. Recreation would include surfing, fishing, whale watching, kayaking, camping, hiking, storm watching, swimming, bicycling and beach combing. Ucluelet has mild winters yet cool summers making it a temperate oceanic zone.
Ucluelet real estate is made up of 223 dwellings which can be broken down into the following designations: 64.3% single detached houses, 15.9% walk up condos, 7.6% semi-detached houses, 7% are duplexes, 2.6% are moveable dwellings and 2.6% are row housing. 52.9% of homes are owned with 35.3% of band housing and 11.8% are rental units. The style of housing ranges from west coast contemporary on the waterfront to condos downtown to simple single family homes.
The schools are part of the Alberni School District and have all levels K-12 available within the district. Residents of Ucluelet and nearby Tofino share schools and services.
Ucluelet is located 288 kilometers northwest of Victoria on the magnificent west coast of Vancouver Island. It is also a 110 kilometers east of Port Alberni and 40 kilometers south east of Tofino. It is a peninsula surrounded by water with a wide range of housing that includes premier west coast styles and placid waterfronts.
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